Mehtap Payne has joined Turkey's Guden Law Firm as its new Senior Legal Counsel and Head of Maritime Law.
Before joining the Guden Law Firm, Payne spent two years as a Business Analyst at JP Morgan Chase and then almost three years as a trainee and then a Solicitor at the Lester Aldridge law firm, both in the United Kingdom. According to the Guden International Law Firm, she specializes in Maritime and International Trade law, and she "will also lead the firm's international team and assist the Founding Partner Ali Guden with the firm’s global expansion plans."
According to the firm, she "has acted for clients ranging from wealthy individuals to publicly listed companies in a variety of sectors. Having previously worked for one of the major financial institutions and one of the top 200 law firms in the UK, Mehtap brings with her a unique insight, a wealth of commercial experience and an analytical level of understanding to her work by not just being a Solicitor, but also being a Business Consultant and Analyst. She is regularly instructed in dealing with shipping disputes, contractual disputes, and various aspects of other contentious and non-contentious matters.
“Mehtap has a robust commercial practice, and we are delighted to welcome her to our firm," said Guden Law Firm Founding Partner Ali Guden. "Her arrival adds a new dimension to our international team and demonstrates our commitment to support the firm’s growth in the international arena.”